Stories by Siobhan Chapman

Rogue trader exploits IT knowledge to cost bank billions

French banking group Societe Generale (SocGen) has reported a £3.6 billion (AU$8.2 billion) loss due to the fraudulent actions of a rogue trader who used his "in-depth knowledge" of the bank's fraud control systems to circumvent internal checks.

AuDA takes control of dot-au domain

AuDA is to take over management of the dot-au (.au) space from Robert Elz, who has held administrative responsibility for the domain since 1985, as a result of a decision by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).

Broadband lack makes media streaming a black art

The uptake of streaming media by corporates is on the increase, but a lack of broadband infrastructure and a fear of the transparency of the media is holding streaming media industry back in Australia, streaming media professionals have said.